The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 11 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 4.55% 0.93% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 4.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 25 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 38.64% 23.15% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 18
Median daily rate £400 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +39.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Bournemouth

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Bournemouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Bournemouth

SOAP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bournemouth region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Toad
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) API Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
1 2 (50.00%) HP